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Adkins, McCoy homer, Thompson strikes out 13 in Man's win over Sherman

Man's Mike Crosby looks on from the dugout during earlier action this season against Logan on March 30 (File photo courtesy of Boothe Davis/Captured by the Moment Photography).

Bill Lusk | WVOW Sports

MAN Jace Adkins and John McCoy each had a two-run home run and Bo Thompson tossed a complete game one-hitter for second-seeded Man, who beat third-seeded Sherman, 5-1, Tuesday night in the Class A Region 4 Section 1 tournament at William Tootie Carter Field.

Thompson allowed one unearned run, walked three and struck out 13 in seven innings. Thompson allowed a leadoff double to Bryce Mills leading off the second inning.

Sherman took a 1-0 lead in the first inning when AJ Skeens scored on a passed ball.

The Tide held that lead until the bottom of the fifth inning when Man scored five runs.

Adkins started the scoring with a go-ahead two-run home run over the left field fence. Three batters later, Thompson produced a run scoring single, and McCoy followed Thompson’s single with a two-run home run of his own over the left field fence to cap the fifth inning scoring.

Luke Tagilente suffered the loss for Sherman after allowing five runs – one earned – on six hits, five strikeouts and three walks in 4 2/3 innings.

McCoy finished with two hits while Adkins, Cam Gerace, Hunter Gibson and Thompson had one hit apiece.

Man improved to 17-11 with the win while Sherman fell to 9-14 with the loss.



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